Maureen K O’Connor, PsyD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Maureen O'Connor


Maureen K. O’Connor, Psy.D., ABPP-CN received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2002. She completed her Pre-Doctoral training in Neuropsychology at the Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut Mental Health Center and Gaylord Rehabilitation Hospital, a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the New York Presbyterian Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of Cornell Weil Medical College, and a two-year Advanced Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Bedford Veterans Administration Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine.
She is Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, and is a reviewer for the journals: Cognitive Neuroscience, Aging and Mental Health, Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, Disability and Rehabilitation, and the Journal of Clinical Psychology. She is widely published in Neuropsychology in peer reviewed journals, books and book chapters and has made numerous talks and professional presentations on a wide range of topics in Neuropsychology.
In 2006 she was the recipient of a New Investigator Research Grant from the National Alzheimer’s Association designed to study the impact of caregiver training on managing neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia. In 2014 she received a Research, Rehabilitation, and Development SPiRE Award to study the impact of an intervention designed to educate older adults about brain aging and dementia and lifestyle factors that contribute to brain aging. In addition to her ongoing research activities, Dr. O’Connor continues to evaluate and treat individuals with memory loss while teaching doctoral students, interns, and residents in neuropsychology.

Other Positions

  • Investigator, Framingham Heart Study


  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PsyD
  • Ithaca College, BA


  • Published on 10/15/2021

    Mittelman MS, O'Connor MK, Donley T, Epstein-Smith C, Nguyen A, Nicholson R, Salant R, Shirk SD, Stevenson E. Longitudinal study: understanding the lived experience of couples across the trajectory of dementia. BMC Geriatr. 2021 10 15; 21(1):558. PMID: 34654375.

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  • Published on 1/27/2021

    Appleman ER, O'Connor MK, Boucher SJ, Rostami R, Sullivan SK, Migliorini R, Kraft M. Teleneuropsychology clinic development and patient satisfaction. Clin Neuropsychol. 2021 05; 35(4):819-837. PMID: 33504268.

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  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Indorewalla KK, O'Connor MK, Budson AE, Guess DiTerlizzi C, Jackson J. Modifiable Barriers for Recruitment and Retention of Older Adults Participants from Underrepresented Minorities in Alzheimer's Disease Research. J Alzheimers Dis. 2021; 80(3):927-940. PMID: 33612540.

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  • Published on 5/29/2020

    Sugarman MA, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Tripodis Y, McKee AC, Stein TD, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Steinberg EG, Simkin I, Budson AE, Killiany R, O'Connor MK, Au R, Qiu WWQ, Goldstein LE, Kowall NW, Mez J, Stern RA, Alosco ML. A longitudinal examination of plasma neurofilament light and total tau for the clinical detection and monitoring of Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2020 10; 94:60-70. PMID: 32585491.

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  • Published on 3/31/2020

    Appleman ER, O'Connor MK, Rockefeller W, Morin P, Moo LR. Using Video Telehealth to Deliver Patient-Centered Collaborative Care: The G-IMPACT Pilot. Clin Gerontol. 2020 Mar 31; 1-10. PMID: 32228299.

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  • Published on 2/28/2020

    Turk KW, Palumbo R, Deason RG, Marin A, Elshaar A, Gosselin E, O'Connor MK, Tripodis Y, Budson AE. False Memories: The Other Side of Forgetting. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2020 07; 26(6):545-556. PMID: 32106906.

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  • Published on 12/7/2019

    Waid-Ebbs JK, Wen PS, Graham DP, Leroux AJ, O'Connor MK, Helmer DA. Measurement Properties of the MPAI-4 in Veterans With mTBI. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2020 05; 101(5):789-796. PMID: 31821800.

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  • Published on 7/16/2019

    Pettigrew C, Brichko R, Black B, O'Connor MK, Austrom MG, Robinson MT, Lindauer A, Shah RC, Peavy GM, Meyer K, Schmitt FA, Lingler JH, Domoto-Reilly K, Farrar-Edwards D, Albert M. Attitudes toward advance care planning among persons with dementia and their caregivers. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 May; 32(5):585-599. PMID: 31309906.

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  • Published on 3/7/2019

    Sugarman MA, McKee AC, Stein TD, Tripodis Y, Besser LM, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Steinberg EG, O'Connor MK, Au R, McClean M, Killiany R, Mez J, Weiner MW, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Alosco ML. Failure to detect an association between self-reported traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer's disease neuropathology and dementia. Alzheimers Dement. 2019 05; 15(5):686-698. PMID: 30852157.

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  • Published on 1/23/2019

    Leroux AJ, Waid-Ebbs JK, Wen PS, Helmer DA, Graham DP, O'Connor MK, Ray K. An Investigation of Exposure Control Methods With Variable-Length CAT Using the Partial Credit Model. Appl Psychol Meas. 2019 Nov; 43(8):624-638. PMID: 31551640.

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